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Maytag SkyBox I am having the same problem, it is not cooling. My Skybox will start up but it stops after 10 seconds. Can you please send me a Serivice Manual for the Maytag Skybox. Thank you..... thestingrayone@excite.com

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  • djw787 Apr 25, 2008

    Ditto - It will sound like it starting and then go silent. Please email me.

    Thank you.

  • Scott R May 14, 2008

    Same problem....Please help....

  • birdymaker May 18, 2008

    My skybox won't cool anything now either. Help!

  • kielbo10 Nov 16, 2008

    I have the same problem. email me please. kielbo10@yahoo.com

  • nsw1988 Nov 17, 2008

    Skybox not cooling. Please help.

  • loulori21 Dec 02, 2008

    I know what the part is but I have no part number and Maytag shows no such switch I NEED COLD DRINKS please help!

  • loulori21 Dec 02, 2008

    I know what the part is but I have no part number and Maytag shows no such switch I NEED COLD DRINKS please help! (954)816-2245

  • saxmachine Mar 28, 2009

    guys, i replaced the overload with a urco 3 and 1 and it did not help. I noticed that when I turn down and up the thermostat i dont hear the compressor trying to come on. what do you think this issue is.....bad compressor or thermostat

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For the soda name tags, I pulled logos off the internet and printed them the correct size on 20-pound paper. Different paper gives different translucence, so you might have to experiment to get the right amount of light coming through.
PS: thanks for the part no. on the relay

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Maysmercy7 is absolutely correct! not sure how to install the cooling fan, but sounds like a great idea.
i simply opened up the black housing from the back of the skybox, then replaced the relay/overload switch. compressor now running like a champ and cold drinks again.
now i'm back on this site to try and figure out why the drinks won't dispense.

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I Had The Same Problem The Skybox Would Run About 10 Sec Then Shut Off. Here Was My Fix And Replacement Part. SUPCO URCO410 Ultimate Series. It Is A Three In One Relay/ Start Capacitor/ Overload And Can Be Used With Or With out The Run Capacitor And It Is A Snap To Install. My Skybox Is Running Like A Bran new Unit. I Also Added A Cooling Fan In The Back Of My Skybox To Pull The Heat Of The Compressor. With All Sead And Dun I Have Some Cold Soda And The Skybox Compressor Do's Not Run As Much. 702-432-2363. I Need Some Help On The Soda Name Tag's And Inserts Looking For A Set Of Nascar Inserts For My Skybox As Well Can Someone Help Me On This Matter Thank You.

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Hi my skybox stop cooling


The SkyBox operates with two individual systems. The dispenser assembly, the LED indicators and the circulating fan operate on a low voltage circuit. The circulating fan runs anytime the SkyBox is plugged in.

The cooling system operates on 120vac. The cold control inside the beverage compartment is an on demand switch that sends 120vac to the compressor when cooling is needed. There are no parts available for the compressor, so if it determined that power is reaching the compressor, the windings are ok, a 3 in1 hard start kit (Supco URCO210) can be installed by a qualified service technician.

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Maytag skybox stopped cooling Skybox stopped cooling. Sounds like the relay will kick on briefly and then click off. Everything else works. I took the back panel off and could hear the relay clicking on...


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I just replaced my in-pieces starter relay and thermal swich with a Whirlpool 4387535 kit. My Skybox has been working fine ever since.

Note I had the same symptoms as other posts of the compressor turning on/off continuously (but no cooling)...I believe what was happening is that the starter relay would allow current to flow to initially start the compressor, but would never stop providing current to it after it had already started (as it should) thus in a few seconds the thermal switch would sense this and trip / remove power to the compressor...then this cycle would start all over once the thermal switch cooled down again and let power back to the compressor...

This kit is evidently the newer style of what is on the original Skybox compressors (functionally speaking)...the new starter relay looks and installs like the old one, but the thermal switch is different and you need to remove the old one (follow the black wire on the top post of the compressor back a little to a small black round thing with a flexible metal piece inside). The good news is that once you remove it, it already has the correct spade lug on the wire to plug directly into the new thermal switch which sits right on the top lug of the compressor above the starter relay.

Note I'm not a service tech, just a Skybox owner who was/is tired of Maytag disowning this product and calling it a "throwaway" when any part of it stops working (and all local authorized service centers laughing when asked to repair one).

Continuing on with my rant a little, I also see other posts on the internet which also state "throwaway" when you actually have a bad compressor because you can't get direct replacements anymore - my friend who does AC work on the side said he most certainly could put another compressor in there from probably just about any other mini-fridge...he just noted that it is a small place to do it so the replacement compressor form factor will have to be considered. He stated you may get a little more or less cooling efficieny but who cares if you really want to keep your machine working that you can't buy anymore (nor get a close alternative).

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